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Mace & Crown | January 20, 2018

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Mace & Crown * The ODU Student Newspaper

Sweet victory, Monarchs win 88-46

December 10, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Sports Editor

Saturday evening the Old Dominion Monarchs hosted Bowling Green in their seventh game of the regular season. The Monarchs trampled over BU winning 88-46.

Old Dominion took an early lead against BG in the first quarter and worked tirelessly … Read More

‘Pokemon Ultra Sun’ and ‘Pokemon Ultra Moon’ bring new features to last year’s games

December 10, 2017 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor


Another Pokemon game hit shelves on Nov. 17 with the launch of “Pokemon Ultra Sun” and “Pokemon Ultra Moon.” The 3DS games bring new features and Pokemon to the Alola region introduced in last year’s “Pokemon … Read More

Rough start for women’s basketball: The Lady Monarchs begin the season 0-3

December 9, 2017 |

Jazzmyn Bradley | Contributing Writer

To kick off their season, the Lady Monarchs basketball team began competing in the preseason WNIT. First up, in Coach McCray-Penson’s debut, the lady monarchs faced Liberty University at The Ted Constant Center. Coach described the … Read More

Her Campus ODU empowers women through Topics and Hot Chocolate

December 9, 2017 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

The Her Campus magazine chapter on campus held a Topics and Hot Chocolate event where females could get together, drink hot chocolate and talk about issues that matter to them in a safe space.

About 30 people … Read More

Construction on campus: The Barry Art Museum

December 9, 2017 |

Amber McCluney | Contributing Writer

Looming over the corner of 43rd St. and Hampton Blvd. sits a mysterious behemoth metal skeleton of a building which seemed to spring up out of nowhere. The drab spaces between the support beams are often … Read More

Lady Monarchs lose to Liberty

December 7, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Sports Editor

Old Dominion’s women’s basketball team hosted Liberty University Nov. 10 in their regular season opener at the Ted Center. The Liberty Eagles beat the Lady Monarchs 63-55 during the first round of the Preseason WNIT.

“I … Read More

Mens basketball narrowly wins 57-54

December 7, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Sports Editor 

The Old Dominion men’s basketball team hosted the Towson Tigers in their season opener tonight at the Ted Center. In true Monarch fashion, the team kept fans on the edge of their seats narrowly beating Towson … Read More

Monarchs massacre UMES, winning 83-44

December 7, 2017 |

Brittany Reigelsperger | Sports Editor

After a gut wrenching loss Saturday against William and Mary, the Monarchs showed off against University of Maryland Eastern Shore Monday night in the Ted Center. All eyes were on the Monarchs as they tramped … Read More

ODU men’s basketball impresses in Gildan Charleston Classic: Starts season 4-1

December 7, 2017 |

Jazzmyn Bradley | Contributing Writer

After starting their season 2-0, the Monarchs traveled to Charleston, S.C to compete in the 2017 Gildan Charleston Classic. All three games aired live on ESPN3, giving the Monarchs significant national exposure.

In the first game of … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Danielle Bradbery, Chris Stapleton, Andy Grammer, Neil Young & Promise of the Real

December 5, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Danielle Bradbery ‘I Don’t Believe We’ve Met’ 💿  💿  💿  💿

The soft and sensual vocal delivery of Danielle Bradbery’s sophomore effort takes country pop to new places. Effortless is “Sway” in its downhome themes of love … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Holiday 2017 Edition

December 3, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

The holiday season is here! Consider these new album releases by today’s top artists to add to your holiday playlist.

Sia – ‘Everyday Is Christmas’

This all-original set of tracks was written by Sia and longtime collaborator, … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Björk, Hopsin, Sufjan Stevens

December 1, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Björk – ‘Utopia’   💿  💿  💿  💿 

Björk, the multifaceted Icelandic singer-songwriter, actress, record producer and DJ, presents her tenth studio release, “Utopia.” The 14-track compilation is the follow-up to her 2015 “Vulnicura,” a dark and turbulent … Read More

Love thyself with Town Center Cold Pressed

December 1, 2017 |

Vanessa Deomania | Contributing Writer

Are you looking for a place to regenerate your energy levels while munching on organically fresh and made to order smoothie bowls, salads, cold-pressed juices and foods that will make you feel better from inside and … Read More

Are you sweet or savory? A review of Lamia’s Crepes

December 1, 2017 |

Jamie Relleva | Contributing Writer

If you share a love for French culture and cuisine, Lamia’s Crepes located in downtown Norfolk will surely make your taste buds go “Ooh la la!” Opening up last year, this Parisian-style restaurant sells freshly made … Read More

X Ambassadors triumphant return to Norfolk

November 29, 2017 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

It’s still early in the night when Sam Harris helps his brother, Casey Harris, across stage. Sam gently places Casey’s hands on the keyboard, guiding him to where he needs to stand. Once Casey is situated, … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Mavis Staples, PnB Rock, Eric Johnson

November 22, 2017 |

Adam Flores | Senior Writer

Mavis Staples – ‘If All I Was Was Black’ 💿  💿  💿  💿  💿 

In her eighth decade as a vocalist, Mavis Staples new 11-track collection, “If All I Was Was Black,” teams up with longtime friend and … Read More